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Liselotte K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3039) interviewed by Fay Davis

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3039

Videotape testimony of Liselotte K., who was born in Berlin, Germany in 1918. She describes her affluent childhood; a close, extended family; antisemitism in school; educating herself about Judaism; erosion of relationships with non-Jews after the Nuremberg laws; expulsion from school; vacationing in Germany; working in a department store; nurses training at a Jewish hospital; viewing the destruction after Kristallnacht; applying through Bloomsbury House to emigrate to England; moving to Midlands, England in 1939; learning of her parents' deportation to Theresienstadt and their subsequent death; and emigrating to Canada. Mrs. K. discusses her naivete concerning the pending danger prior to her emigration.

K., Liselotte, 1918-
Vancouver, B.C. : Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society, 1983
Interview Date
June 22, 1983.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Liselotte K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3039). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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